Jeremy Simms’ Career Jeremy Simms was successful throughout his lifetime. He went to Yale Law School and became lawyer for 10 years. He was successful especially when he was the Senator of Mississippi. He was aware of the unequal treatment of African Americans. Jeremy Simms didn’t only want to stop discrimination, but he wanted to teach that is was wrong. Simms carried out meetings with school boards of Mississippi so that he can convince them that black and white people can go to the same school. He did this because of his past experience with the Logan children. He wasn’t allowed to go to the same school as the Logan children. Simms went to local railroads and bus stations to teach people that segregation was wrong. Although he couldn’t persuade the government to stop segregation, he used persuasion and powerful and directive to teach people that discrimination was wrong. Jeremy Simms was successful and taught many people that segregation was wrong. Simms truly made a big difference in Mississippi. A lot of people thought different about uniting black and white schools. Although it never happened when he was alive. It happened in the future when they thought about his powerful words.
Interview with Jeremy Simms R: How did you fell when you got elected as the senator of Mississippi? J: I felt that I accomplished a lot and I also thought I would accomplish more in the future. R: What is your goal right now? J: My goal is to teach that discrimination is wrong. I also want to unite black and white schools. R: What did you do before you became a Senator? J: I was a lawyer. I studied and practiced at Yale Law School. R: How are you going to improve the relationships between some black and white people? J: I am going to go to school boards and I will try to unite the black and white schools. This might make them friendlier towards each other because they go to the same school. R: Thank You, Senator. J: You are welcome.
Published on Apr 5, 2010